Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani (Credit: PTI)
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani (Credit: PTI)

Accidents & Disasters

Bhavnagar Accident: Gujarat CM Announces Compensation

Written By Asian News International | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Gujarat CM on March 6 announced a compensation of 4 lakh for the kin of people who lost lives in Bhavnagar accident
  • At least 26 people were killed and 12 were injured after their truck fell into a drain in Bhavnagar

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on March 6 announced a compensation of Rs. 4 lakh for the kin of the 26 people who lost their lives in Bhavnagar accident.

The Chief Minister also assured medical treatment for the injured.

Addressing the media, Chief Minister Rupani said, "Compensation of Rs. 4 lakh for next of kin of those who died in the accident and full medical treatment will be given to the injured. A thorough investigation will be done."

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Earlier on March 6, at least 26 people were killed and 12 were injured after a truck, they were traveling in, fell into a drain in Bhavnagar.

The incident took place near Ranghola on Rajkot-Bhavnagar state highway. The injured were immediately rushed to a local hospital. The vehicle was reportedly carrying 60 people.

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